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Brewed by Stiegl
Style: Fruit Beer
Salzburg, Austria
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 60   ABV: 2%
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“The fruity one”

Real fruit juice gives the new Stiegl Radler a distinct, tart aroma and natural cloudiness.

Low in calories: only 35 calories / 100 ml Alcohol content: 2 % vol.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2776) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2013
Taster glass. I think we may want to separate true Radlers from fruit beers, as a finished beer with juice or soda added before packaging is a different animal than one fermented with fruit. For one, this is intended to be low-alcohol, and for two, it’s not fair to be comparing this to a DFH Fort. That said, this is pretty tasty. Does not hide the fact that it’s light in alcohol, though probably the grapefruit adds some sugar calories. In fact, it does have a bit of an added sugar taste that might have been meant to keep the grapefruit from souring up the works. Not a world-beater, but recommended if I were ever actually "on the go."


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bigybigy (3) - Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2014 does not count
On a hot summer day this is my drink love the 16 oz cans. Summer shandy doesn’t hold a candle to Stiegl grapefruit radler!!!!! It’s also great for making margaritas! All you need is ice, tequila, triple sec, and Stiegl grapefruit radler!!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorbalev (2906) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 9, 2014
Can, Embrun LCBO. Hazy medium yellow, foamy white head. Strong aroma of grapefruit juice. Taste - tart, crisp light body, gives way to some sugary aftertaste and a hint of malt at the very very end. Straight up grapefruit, lemon, and sugar without any hint of alcohol or really beer. But quite refreshing for what it is - I won’t lie - I may pick this up again for scorchers.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boutip (4637) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2014
Can: Poured a light yellow color ale with a small bubbly head. Aroma of fresh grapefruit juice with some residual sugar is as far remove to beer as possible. Taste is also dominated by loads of grapefruit notes with some residual sugar notes and some light wheat malt. Body is about average with good carbonation. So much sugar and grapefruit juice that it does not resemble beer anymore but enjoyable on a hot summer day nonetheless.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OneHotPepper (10) - - JUL 5, 2014
Adult fruit juice. Strong grapefruit taste, hint of orange. 3.2% ABV. Nice all day drinker if u like fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
probstblueribbon (2853) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
500 ml can from LCBO, served cold in a tulip glass.

App.: Murky/milky straw yellow with a very frail white head. Aroma: Lots of grapefruit juice, grapefruit rind/oil, not as sweet as some of the other commercial versions. Palate: Medium-light body with fairly aggressive carbonation. Flav.: Lots of grapefruit, a little wheat character, little else; off-dry (but much more dry than other commercial examples) with plenty of grapefruit and a touch of wheat.

As far as these go, not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (975) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2014
500 ml can poured into a nonic pint glass. Cloudy lemonade yellow with a few fingers of off-white head that fades quickly. Aromas of grapefruit, lemons, fruit soda. Tastes of grapefruit, lemon lime, fruit soda, subtle wheat. Medium-light body with a semi-dry and very slightly tart finish. Medium carbonation, juicy mouthfeel. Refreshing and delicious on a hot day.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rondphoto (1775) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 30, 2014
@ John’s Grocery / Iowa City IA --- Cloudy grapefruit juice color (what else?), no head, no lace. This is more a carbonated soda than a beer - doesn’t taste bad, just seems outside the bounds of the beer definition. It is better than a coke, but that’s about the best I can offer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1179) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) has a very thick, fizzy, white head, a milky yellow, opaque appearance, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is of grapefruit, and the flavor is of grapefruit, with some background malt. No bitterness detected. Mouthfeel is medium, and Stiegl Radler (Grapefruit) finishes sweet & tart and easy drinking. RJT

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Aroma: Grapefruit Soda Appearance: Hazy Dank Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, No Lacing Taste: Grapefruit Soda Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Light Bodied, Mildly Sweet

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (268) - Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2014
At harvest clintonville. Pours like a cloudy lightly carbonated lemonade. No head. Nose is sweet grapefruit. Sweet up front with some sour bite at the end. A great summer brew and one that is great if you love grapefruit juice. This would cut thru the smokiness or spiciness of some cooked meat too. ---Rated via my mouth


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